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Questions tagged [adobe-after-effects]

Questions about the digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production.

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Aftereffects: How to create easing with Mask path changes?

Alright I have a growing pill shape in AE that one frame where the width is very small, final frame has width pretty big. Just 2 frames. I set keyframe interp to bezier, but Im getting a pretty ...
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Optimize the performance of a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) for Adobe software? [on hold]

Currently, I am working on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) with only 8 GB of ram and I am contemplating whether or not I should upgrade my machine entirely or if there are external devices ...
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Chocolate Fluid animation In After Effects

Basically i'm designing one candy themed game and i chose cheese plus chocolate theme as you can see in below image and upon dragging chocolate [fluid properties] it should flow downside like ...
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Is there possibility to export from Toon Boom Animation Harmony 16 Pro to json?

I'm a developer and we want to create an animated hero for one-to-one video chat and this here will be like the third participant. We want to get along only with css animation in extreme case start ...
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What kind of digital tablet should are pros using? [closed]

I work on After Effect and Adobe Premier on PC. I want work on digital tablet too, in the same programms. Can somebody help
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After Effects CC Cylinder Issue

I'm trying to revolve text around a sphere. Kinda like this: I watched a few tutorials and they easily apply CC Cylinder and it automatically turns into that. When I apply CC Cylinder, it bends to a ...
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Blending modes across different compositions in After Effects

It seems that the blending mode that I set to multiply on the shape layer of a composition in After Effects is not interacting with the composition directly beneath it on the master composition. The ...
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Pattern from polygon on layer in After Effects

I'm new to After Effects, and I am trying to create a polygon tile with hexagons (a honeycomb-like pattern) on a shape layer, in a manner similar to the pattern fills in Illustrator. However, as I ...
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Creating a clipping mask (or an after effects equivalent) within a shape layer to mask out a group of objects

Is there an easy way to create a clipping mask within an After Effects shape layer? It seems from my research that the merge path operator added to a shape layer can operate on single drawn vector ...
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Parented scaling in After Effects

can anyone help on how to obtain an animation like this http://blankposter.com/portfolio/mix-by-habiba-nasr? I've tried parenting circles but still I can’t get the same result. Thanks, Mat
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Counter using non linear growth / increase in After Effects

I learned how to make a simple counter from N to M numbers, integer or irrational. Considering a linear growth between N and M along the timeline. But say I wanted the animation to go from N to M but ...
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Noise on GIF exported from After Effects

I've run into this issue more than once and haven't figured it out yet - I made a few projects in Adobe After Effects then exported GIFs through Adobe Media Encoder, and they turned out looking like ...
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In After Effects how do i link a value in a shape layer to a slider control keeping the values relative?

I've created a shape layer with an elipse and used trim paths to just show an arc. The full arc has a trim paths end value of 87.5% and empty the end value is 62%. I want to link the trim paths end to ...
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How does Gifmaker.org remove white halo on transparent GIFs? [duplicate]

When I try to export with Photoshop or use other online GIF makers, they always end up with the ugly white halo. What makes Gifmaker.org so different, and how can I replicate it in Photoshop or Adobe ...
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Glowing effect from an outline of an image using Photoshop and After Effects?

I'm currently trying to figure out how to create this glowing effect from an outline of an image using Photoshop and After Effects. The tutorials on Youtube don't seem to help that much since the ...
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2D illustration to animate into 3D gif? [closed]

How can I create any 2D animation to do this type of animation? What programs can I use? I am looking to make a flat, circular-bound illustration into a 3D coin (with a different back) and rotate ...
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issues creating a glint or shine on a logo in after effects that is exportable to html

I am trying to replicate a moving logo with a glint that is exportable to html, I followed this video which uses light sweep, the animation is working but no light effects came through, I read that ...
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Collapse transformations for Cinema 4D layer in AE

I got a Cinema 4D layer in an After Effects composition. That composition is in another composition, where I want to scale it up, since you can't scale C4D layers in AE. Now the problem with the ...
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Adding previous frames to current in After Effects

I'm looking for the way to add previous frames to current one from movie. To clarify: 1. I have video imported. 2. First frame is frame of this video. 3. Second frame is first frame and second frame ...
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Character animation. Linking child and parent layers in After Effects using Duik 16

I am currently attempting to animate a character using Duik 16 but I am having trouble linking some of the body parts so they stay connected. I imported an illustrator layered file into After Effects ...
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Does a background underneath text have a name?

I'm building an After Effects motion graphics template and giving users the opportunity to alter the rectangle behind the text for a video's lower thirds. I want to label this parameter appropriately ...
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Essential graphic | After effect cs6

I use after effect cs6 and would like to save an animation in the essential graphic panel. Would there be a way to do it or the essential graphic option is new ?
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Which is Better APNG or GIF? for animated sticker in which format can i export?

I'm Creating Animated stickers using Illustrator and Aftereffects, I need to export them since it going to work on Mobile devices like iPhone and Android. So in which format can, I export the Animated ...
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What program should I use to make UI sprite animations for unity3D

We are creating a game with Unity engine. And we want to make UI buttons to animate when idle and on click. Which program should make the most sense to use when creating animations. Is it worth using ...
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How to centre two different layers without losing position - After Effects

In Photoshop or Illustrator you can select two different layers, group them, and then when you align them to the centre they keep their original layout, but are now equally spaced left/right. Is there ...
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Sketch export entire canvas size for every object in an artboard?

Is it possible to create one separate, full-canvas-size .png for each of 100 or so vector shapes within a Sketch artboard? I have an artboard that has about 100 vector shapes, and I'm hoping to ...
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Video in photoshop mockup

I just created a design in Adobe XD and then I exported it to After Effects and made some animations. I downloaded a Photoshop mockup for iPhone X and now I want to use that video created in After ...
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Shortcut to select themove the cursor to some time

I just want a shortcut to focus on this cursor timer Like this!! So that I don't have to all the way to that corner and click then type the cursor time... is there any shortcut for it??
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Text gets invisible in After Effects

I try to edit a text but it's going invisible. Only when i render it, its visible. How can i change this behavior?
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How can i achieve this effect in After Effects?

How can i achieve this effect in After Effects?
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How to move an object along an elliptical path - After Effects

I'm trying to animate an object around an elliptical path. I've tried null object + rotate which seems to only work for perfect circles. I've also tried copy path onto position which creates a path ...
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How to repeat an animation for the entire length of the composition in after effects?

The title says it all... How do I repeat a set of keyframes for the entirety of the composition?
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What softwares do I have to use to make a 3D spinning globe video to represent data like this video? [closed]

I am wanting to create a 3D spinning globe video to represent historical data like in this video by Business Insider, but I don't know what softwares will I have to use to create such a video. So I ...
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Is there any way to make audio spectrum hollow in After Effects?

I'm trying to make it look like this:
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How to create a static/grainy animation effect?

I don't know what to call this but this kind of grain/static (almost like an old TV) showed up when I created a low quality gif of an animation- see the sky and little particle bits emitting: https://...
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Exporting After Effects animation to SVG with SMIL

I'm curious if there's a way to export animations from Adobe After Effects to SVG containing SMIL I'm currently using the tool Bodymovin, but that's limited to only exporting bloated JSON files and ...
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GIF in After Effects [closed]

I've watched and read several tutorials. The file with one layer and a snowfall effect, exports to a .mov (I don't have GifGun). I try to open it in Photoshop CC and I get an error "Dynamic Link ...
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What is a good method for combining several animated gifs onto a single palette?

I think that what I'm trying to do is simple. I want to take several animated sprites (.gifs) and have them on a single palette (image or video). My ultimate goal is to have it as the background of a ...
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How can I loop and blend footage end/beginning frames in After Effects?

I'm trying to figure out how to do this for a couple of days now and I feel like it would probably be an easy fix. I have a clip of a beach setting that I successfully looped with the loopOut() ...
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Vectorising displaced circle in after effects

By using this technique with Beam and Displacement Map I created a wavy outlined circle. So it's not just a circle rotating, the generated waves actually move. The problem is, I need this circle to ...
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Rotating a layer (created using illustrator) in AE does not rotate it as a group

I created a flower in Illustrator and tried to rotate in AE. Instead of rotating as a whole layer, I see some jumps. What am I missing?
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Use CSS cubic-bezier for keyframes in After Effects?

I'm really new to After Effects, and I am used to creating CSS animations. I want to animate something in After Effects, and I know how to set the animation except for the timing function. I've used ...
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How to scale proportionally in after effects

Hey. I am using ae 2018 version on mac platform. Trying to scale shape by holding shift key, but its streches automaticly. How it looks with holding shift you can see on this image.
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Export from Figma to Flinto, Principle, After Effects

I’m considering to switch from Sketch to Figma. But there is a serious blocker: I can’t export Figma designs to the apps I’m actively using for prototyping and animations – Flinto, Principle, After ...
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How can I use motion graphics templates created in Adobe AE CC 2018 in older software (CC 2017, CS 6)?

First of all: why would somebody break backwards compatibility or at least don't offer a way to downgrade project files or uses an open file format at last? Secondly: I've made a lower third template ...
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After Effects - Is there a keyboard shortcut to move the timeline cursor/playhead to the currently selected keyframe position?

After Effects - Is there a keyboard shortcut to move the timeline/playhead cursor to the currently selected keyframe position? I know most of the keyboard shortcuts but find myself wondering if there ...
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Seamless wiggle in After Effects?

I've been trying to find a way to make a seamless wiggle loop but nothing seems to help. I can't make the wiggle to return to its start point in the end and wiggle(x,y) doesn't really help either. ...
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How to set the opacity of every text layers to 0 with time vary stop watch activated with a script?

I'm doing an amateur Adobe After Effects project and I wanted to learn how to script. Basically I want to set the opacity of every text layers to 0 with time vary stop watch activated. I'm sure the ...
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How to see keyframe in After Effect

I have opened an old project and in the timline i can see and not single key frame. How can i see the single keyframe?
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How to make a 'brush stroke' transparency in a video?

I got a video that I want to make some bits transparent but in a 'brush' style. I mean, brush the borders to transparency. Let's say the black part is the video, playing at all. I want to apply some ...